Always wear gloves and an apron and make sure that there is enough toilet paper, ensuring to wipe from front to back to prevent infection. Encourage the individual to wash their hands and wash your own when finished, disposing of waste properly and safely. 4.2 Ensuring toiletries, materials and equipment are within reach of the individual will encourage independence. It is beneficial to promote the use of toiletries to help with personal needs, to prevent infections and to keep bacteria in control. It is important to be organised and have everything together, ensuring that they are accessible and that the individual knows where things are and how to call for help before leaving them.
The principles of infection prevention and control * 1.1) Employee’s roles and responsibilities- Our responsibility is to use the correct methods of personal protective equipment (PPE) We must get regular training and be aware of the law with regard to health and safety, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) and various infection control regulations with regard to personal care and hygiene in the home. The focus is making sure there is as little cross contamination as possible when dealing with roles within the home. This would include using simple techniques where appropriate such as correct use of protective gloves when dealing with personal care and the safe management of clinical waste, correct use of cleaning equipment and following food hygiene code and practices. I wash my hands using the appropriate technique at all times when contamination is possible and before touching residents. The home is residents are safeguarded at all time from cross contamination by developing a strict habit of hand washing when hygiene is an issue using protective equipment to stop cross contamination.
It is always better to prepare all before starting, to make sure we have shower gel, shampoo, wet wipes, pads, creams, towels, flanels all ready to use so that we are not in a situation to leave the client because we do not have one thing or another and go look for it. Beiing well organized from the very beginning saves time, energy and also prevents
Policies ensure guidelines to protect pupils, staff, parents, visitors and contractors when on the school premises, this includes how risks can be controlled and who is responsible for this. Regulations are crucial in maintaining the building and school equipment such as providing clean drinking water, controlling temperature and ventilation, insuring that toilet facilities are clean, safe and in good working order as well as safe, practical and clear floor areas. Employees should also be aware of the Manual Handling Regulations which include avoiding the need to lift heavy loads and to use available equipment in order to aid this task. It is crucial that the school environment is kept safe by ensuring that periodical inspections are carried out, a risk assessment is the favoured way to carry out this procedure as this is a recorded document that can be reviewed, monitored and changed in order to prevent any injuries. Classrooms and Play Areas should be assessed constantly in order to keep the areas safe and danger free.
For this reason it is important that staff ensure equipment is in good working order, safe and clean. Staff can do this by checking equipment regularly, being observant and not putting anyone at risk of danger or harm. It is also important equipment is tested and confirmed to be safe. Equipment should be checked before each use and if appears to be dangerous should be taken out of use and reported and recorded according to your local policy. Example of dangerous equipment may be a sharp edge on the bath seat as this may cause skin tears.
Knowing how to perform this automotive task will have you back on the road in no time. Following the steps below you'll be able to save yourself the hassle of waiting for AAA to come bail you out because you should be able to change the tire yourself. First, when you have a flat, pull over to the side of the road. If you are driving, put your vehicle into park, put on the parking brake, and turn on your hazard lights. Next, make sure that your vehicle is on a flat and firm surface.
This act helps maintain healthy, safe and secure environments as it safeguards both the children and the adults working with them, this is done as the employers and employees have to ensure the workplace is safe and appropriate information such as training and supervision should be made available. In my setting, to follow this act, we ensure that all children in our building are safe and have a secure environment, to do this we have certain security arrangements in place, we have two mechanical doors which can only be opened from the inside of the building and which has an alarm system which sounds whenever the door opens. We also have a policy about getting information from the parents on who can and will collect the child, this is done before the child officially starts nursery, our nursery staff get pictures and names of people who will collect the child. Recording and reporting accidents and ill health at work is a legal requirement under The Reporting of
Keeping the patient clean and keeping up with good hygiene such as bathing and oral care is another important piece. The patient would be turned and monitored so that no additional problems arise in addition to the medical problems Mildred is already experiencing. A peaceful environment would be kept as well as pastoral services and anything else needed for psychosocial needs. 3.
Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young peoples health and safety. 1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor activities. When planning and providing environments we need to be aware of how to take into account the health and safety requirements of pupils when setting up learning activities, before starting any learning activity, myself and other staff always make sure that the environment is free from any hazards and that children will be able to work safely. I work in a setting of 5-6 year old children. Clothing- Weather must be taking in account when our activities are outdoor, children must wear coats, hats etc.
Dawn Morris. 16.11.14. CYP34. Support children and young people’s health and safety Outcome 1 Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety 1. Describe the Factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments and services.